Where Can You Go in the Twin Cities for the Best Pictures?

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The Twin Cities are known for noteworthy main streets and urban architecture that is gorgeous and ideal for the photography buff. Simply taking a walk down the streets can present ideal photo opportunities. If you are looking to brush up on your skills, here are some places to check out in the Twin Cities.

Mill City

Located in Minneapolis, next to the Guthrie Theater this area has a thriving community with the Mill City Museum and surrounding farmers markets. Take advantage of fresh produce, olive oils and more. Not only can you take advantage of fall colors, but there are also live musicians you can capture. The crumbling architecture looks like something out of a magazine and capturing it allows you to enjoy all the city has to offer.

Stillwater, Minnesota

This city is a short drive from Minneapolis. Stillwater has become a favorite destination to many locals as it has become a must-see area during the fall. The leaves falling from the trees offer vibrant colors perfect for pictures.

If you catch the river at certain times during the cooler months, fog on the river has become captivating to photograph. There are old styled homes that photographers frequent and offer ideal and stunning up-close shots, as well.

Lake Calhoun

Known as the Land of 10,000 lakes, Lake Calhoun is a sure bet to consider photographing on your weekend off. This lake offers hundreds of photographing opportunities from people walking their pets to boats on the water through the day.

It is an ideal area to frequent on foot and can be a great place to cruise with your camera. The beaches are also a great spot to consider as there are typically children playing in the sand and serene shots of the water.

Brushing up on your photography skills is easy to do with all that the Twin Cities has to offer. It’s also a great place to consider having a photo shoot with the family as there are several serene areas that make a great back drop.

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